“We’re always fundraising for the basics. At Maggie Walker, we’d fundraise for clubs, sports, all kinds of stuff. It wasn’t so the kids would have matching chairs, light bulbs or sanitary napkin boxes in the bathroom stalls. That’s just not what we did.”
“The Sailor Bob Show” aired twice daily and its peak and was completely unscripted, with Griggs often drawing on a marker board and ad-libbing with puppet Gilly the Gull. The show ran from 1959 through the 1970s, captivating a generation of Richmond kids.
Advocates for victims of child abuse still have concerns after the two Catholic dioceses in Virginia released the names of 58 clergy who church officials said had been credibly accused of sexual abuse against a minor.
Local affordable housing experts and community advocates gathered for a dialogue on race and gentrification — a process they say displaces lower-income black families and is part of a larger narrative.
Owned locally by Jonathan Ceaser, Burn Boot Camp provides customers with unlimited, high-intensity workouts lasting 45-minutes with multiple camp times throughout the day, shock absorbent flooring, and complimentary child-watch.
Longtime coworking space owner Larkin Garbee is bringing on a new partner and opening a new space a few doors down from 804RVA’s home.
As hundreds of teachers and supporters from around the state marched to the Virginia Capitol to call for higher salaries and more funding for public schools, legislative leaders announced Monday that they would include a 5 percent pay raise for teachers in the state budget.
Hundreds of social justice advocates, community members and students marched for women’s rights Saturday in Richmond.
Smith, 50, began his law enforcement career with RPD in 1995 and has risen through the ranks of the department over a 23-year career.
“As soon as I heard it, I saw the potential it has,” said Kashyap Venuthurupalli, who graduated in May. “It could change premature babies’ lives.”